- Theodore Gil·more [gil-mawr, -mohr] /ˈgɪl mɔr, -moʊr/, 1877–1947, U.S. Southern populist politician: senator 1935–47.
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- (formerly) a sword with a marked temper and elasticity
C16: from Bilboa, variant (in English) of Bilbao, Spain, noted for its blades
Word Origin and History for theodore bilbo
kind of sword noted for temper and elasticity, 1590s, from Bilbao, town in northern Spain where swords were made, in English Bilboa. The town name is Roman Bellum Vadum "beautiful ford" (over the Nervion River).
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